September 5, 2012 Ways and Means Agenda

AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
September 5, 2012
6:30 p.m.
Administration Building - Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan
http://www.ewashtenaw.org

I.  Roll Call
II.  Citizen Participation
III.  Commissioner Follow-up to Citizen Participation
IV.  New  Business

A.  Economic Development

1.    Office of Community and Economic Development 

a.  Michigan Works! Service Center Operations (Operations Plan)

  • Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the Program Year 2011 Michigan Works! Service Center Operations Plan
  • To the Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan
  • For the period of 7/1/12 - 6/30/13
  • Funding to be used to operate the Michigan Works! Service Center
  • Eligible activities include:
    - One-Stop Administration
    - Equipment for the purpose of carrying out activities
    - Rent, utilities, maintenance of facilities
    - Product development supporting service delivery
    - Outreach and educational materials
    - Improvement of access for individuals that are disabled
    - Improvement of access for individuals with limited English proficiency
  • For a total program of $71,962
    - Federal Revenue: $71,962
    - County Match: $0
  • Indirect costs are not included in this budget
  • Upon receipt of the award:
    - Authorizing the Administrator to sign the notice of grant award
    - Authorizing the Administrator to amend the budget
    - Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

B.  Land Use & Environment

1.    Public Works 

a.    Multi Lakes Phase 2 Bond Redemption  (Resolution)

  • To approve redemption of part of the callable outstanding bonds for the construction of the Multi Lakes Phase 2 sewer system

  • Redemptions to be made by Unadilla and Putnam townships, at their request
  • Washtenaw County issued bonds in 2002 to assist Lyndon Township, Putnam Township, and Unadilla Township with the construction of the Multi Lakes Phase 2 wastewater collection system
  • Total outstanding principal on these bonds is $3,200,000 and the total to be redeemed by this action is $1,920,000
  • Unadilla Township will call all of their remaining debt, totaling $940,384
  • Putnam Township will call almost all of their remaining debt for a total of $979,616
  • Lyndon Township does not wish to redeem any portion of the debt at this time, but may do so in the future
  • There will be no costs to the County general fund through this action as all costs associated with this action will be paid by the townships
  • This debt makes up part of the $134,682,631 of the Gross Amount of Debt Outstanding as reflected in the CAFR for the year ending December 31, 2011

    RECOMMENDATION: Approval

2.    Parks & Recreation 

a.    Proposed Amendment: Natural Areas Preservation Program - Ordinance No. 128

  • To amend the Natural Areas Preservation Program Ordinance No. 128
  • To increase the amount of annual millage revenues eligible to be used for stewardship of lands purchased under this Ordinance
  • To dedicate $600,000/year to a sustainable land stewardship program
    - $240,000 to be expended each year on a stewardship
    - $360,000 to be placed in reserve for long-term land stewardship
  • 7% of the total collection, or about $168,000 is currently used for stewardship
  • The Natural Areas Preservation Program has now protected over 2,400 acres of land and established 23 new nature preserves
  • Requested action would ensure the sustainability of the nature preserves established through the Washtenaw County Natural Areas Preservation Program beyond 2020, in the event that the NAPP millage is not renewed

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

C.  Health

1.    Public Health

a.   2012/13 Comprehensive Planning, Budgeting and Contracting (CPBC) Agreement, 2012/13 Budget, Position Eliminations & Reclassifications  (Job Description) (Fee Schedule)

  • Authorizing the signature of the County Administrator
  • To the Michigan Department of Community Health
  • For the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013
  • Approving the 2012/13 budget in the amount of $10,998,870
  • Includes the following:
    - General Fund Application - $3,553,575
    - Planned Use of Fund Balance - $154,706
    - Indirect Costs - $1,518,935
  • Eliminating the following 7.0 FTE positions:
    - 2.0 FTE Senior Fiscal Assistant
     Group: 12, Grade: 18
     Salary Range: $ 34,888 - $ 43,373
    - 1.0 FTE Health Educator I/II
     Group: 11, Grade: 22
     Salary Range: $40,253 - $52,355
    - 1.0 FTE WIC/MIHP Supervisor
     Group: 10, Grade: 80
     Salary Range: $61,503 - $82,209
    -1.0 FTE MIHP Service Coordinator
     Group: 11, Grade 25
     Salary Range: $45,502 - $ 58,855
    - 1.0 FTE OW&S-Environ Health Supervisor
     Group: 10, Grade: 79
     Salary Range: $57,130 - $76,418
    - 1.0 FTE Urban-Environ Health Supervisor
    Group: 10, Grade: 79
     Salary Range: $57,130 - $ 76,418
  • Creating the following 9.5 FTE:
    - 2.0 FTE Senior Fiscal Assistant - PH
      Group 12, Grade 19
      Salary Range: $36,164 - $45,052
    - 1.0 FTE Quality Assurance/Billing Analyst
      Group 32, Grade 27
      Salary Range: $36,820 - $52,404
    - 1.0 FTE Social Work - Health
     Group: 11, Grade: 21
     Salary Range: $ 38,811 - $53,806
    - 1.5 FTE Public Health Nurse I/II
     Group: 18, Grade: 23/4
     Salary Range: $42,485 - $59,155
    -1.0 FTE Service Coordinator
    Group 11, Grade 25
    Salary Range: $45,502 - $58,855
    -1.0 FTE WIC Supervisor
    Group 10, Grade 79
    Salary Range: $57,130 - $76,418
    -1.0 FTE MIHP Supervisor
    Group 10, Grade 79
    Salary Range: $57,130 - $76,418
    -2.0 E H Program Administrator
    Group 32, Grade 32
    Salary Range: $59,641 - $88,285
  • For a net increase of 2.5 FTE
  • No layoffs will be occurring since all position eliminations are reclasses of the current occupants
  • Establishing fees of Meningococcal and HPV vaccines

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

2.    Community Support and Treatment Services

a.   2012-13 Budget

  • Approving the draft budget
  • For the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013
  • Approves the budget in the amount of $29,607,596
    - Includes a General Fund Appropriation of $165,190 for Jail Services
  • Eliminating the following 1.0 FTE:
    - 1.0 FTE Staff Psychiatrist
    Group 32, Grade 34A
    Salary Range: $144,721 - $190,692
  • Creating the following 2.7 FTE:
    - 1.0 FTE Staff Child Psychiatrist
    Group 32, Grade 34B
    Salary Range: $150,032 - $198,288
    - 0.2 FTE Peer Support Specialist
    Group 12, Grade 15
    Salary Range: $31,508 - $38,811
    - 1.5 FTE Mental Health Professional
    Group 11, Grade 21
    Salary Range: $38,811 - $53,806
  • For a net increase of 1.7 FTE
  • No layoffs will be occuring since all position eliminations are reclasses of the current occupants

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

D.  County Administration

a.   Insurance Renewals

  • Accepting quotes for insurance coverage
  • For the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013
  • In the amount of $1,023,304
  • To provide coverage for (1) property and boiler and machinery, (2), general liability,  law enforcement liability, public officials liability, and auto liability, (3) liquor liability, (4) crime, (5) fiduciary liability, (6) lawyers professional, (7) judicial liability and (8) medical professional
  • Selects Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance Agency as the Insurance Agency for the County
  • Approving the following insurance carriers: Chubb Insurance Company, Genesis Insurance Company, Scottsdale Insurance Company, Great American Insurance Company, Underwriters at Lloyds, London, and Hudson Insurance Company
  • Limits total loss to $200 million and retains SIR of $250,000
  • All costs will be included in the 2013 Washtenaw County Recommended Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approval 

b.   Veterans Relief Millage

  • Approving an Indigent Veterans' Relief Millage
  • Of 0.0286 (1/35) mills to be levied in December 2012 as recommended by the Veterans Affairs Committee
  • For use during calendar year 2013
  • To provide relief for honorably discharged indigent members of the armed forces and their spouses, minor children and parents
  • The proposed millage would generate $390,340
  • The millage rate is a slight increase over previous years in order to address rising claims, the anticipated release of current active duty soliders, the increased cost of living reflected in claims, continued increases to demand, and the reduction in property values

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

c.   Agriculture and Economic Development Millage (Report)

  • Approving an Agriculture and Economic Development millage

  • Of 0.05 mills to be levied in December 2012

  • For use during calendar year 2013

  • The proposed millage would generate $683,095 to be spent as follows:
    - Economic Development:
         $140, 331 - Activitiesof the Office of Community & Economic Development 
         $200,000 - Ann Arbor SPARK
         $100,000 - Eastern Leaders Group
         $65,264 - Promotion of Heritage Tourism in Washtenaw County
         $50,000 - SPARK East
    - Agricultural Development
         $82,500 - Washtenaw County 4-H
         $15,000 - Washtenaw County 4-H Youth Show
         $15,000 - Food System Economic Partnership
         $15,000 - MSU Extension to support economic development in the local food system

  • The millage rate is the same as levied in 2011

  • This assessment equates to $5 per $100,000 of taxable value
    RECOMMENDATION: Approval

    V. Report of the Administrator
    VI. Report of the Chair of the Board
    VII. Items for Current/Future Discussion
    VIII. Pending
    IX. Adjournment

    September 19, 2012
    Board Room
    220 N. Main St.,
    Ann Arbor
    6:30 p.m.

Document Actions
Google Translate